Green Card

Actor Sean Penn, producer/director Alejandro G. Inarritu, winner of Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Motion Picture, for 'Birdman' and producer John Lesher pose in the press room during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Director Downplays Oscars ‘Green Card’ Comment Despite Social Media Fury

Sean Penn’s remark about Mexican-born Oscar-winner Alejandro Inarritu’s immigration status at the end of Sunday’s Academy Awards telecast struck many as an insult, but the director says it was nothing more than a brutal joke between old friends.

02/23/2015

(CBS)

Businesses Back Push Full Citizenship For Silicon Valley Green Card Holders

The path to citizenship for green card holders in Silicon Valley may become easier as a number of Silicon Valley companies announced on Monday that they are getting directly involved in helping eligible employees become citizens—for free.

03/18/2014

Alfonso Garcia (left) appearing with his husband Brian Willingham. Garcia was facing deportation to Mexico before the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. (CBS)

Orinda Man Avoids Deportation After DOMA Struck Down

An East Bay man will be allowed to stay with his husband and avoid deportation, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) this week.

06/27/2013

(CBS)

San Jose Employment Center Hosts Citizenship Day

The Center for Employment Training in Downtown San Jose hosted its 23rd annual Citizenship Day, where immigrants who are permanent residents start the process to become citizens.

03/17/2012